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Our Electric Grid - Fuel Sources Part 1

Last blog post I discussed some of the basics about how electricity was generated, and introduced the basic steam cycle. This blog I would like to share some information about the primary heat sources for steam cycles of power plants; coal, natural gas, and nuclear. 451 more words

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Our Electric Grid - Electrical Generation Basics

Last blog I shared some basic information about the power grid, which I will expand on later. So for this blog post, I would like to share some basic information about how power is generated, which I will also expand on. 467 more words

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Our Electric Grid - The Basics

I thought I would start out my blogging by sharing some basic information about one of the essential elements to our lives – Our Electric System. 465 more words

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Friday roundup: nukes want more from DOE, Ex-Im, Exelon, and a happy note

On Tuesday, the Obama administration released the results of a major review of the nation’s electric grid, concluding that billions of dollars of investment is needed to modernize the grid, replace aging power lines and prepare for more renewables entering the electricity marketplace. 1,613 more words

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